Holidays Bibliography

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General Books about Jewish Holidays
Rosh Hashanah

Yom Kippur

Sukkot

Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah

Hanukkah

Tu Bishvat

Purim

Passover

Shavuot

Tisha B’Av

Rosh Chodesh

Rosh Hashanah

 

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